Charles Petty | Humorous Professional Motivational Speaker

Charles Petty

Humorous Professional Motivational Speaker

Charles Petty
Biography

Dr. Charles Petty is a professional motivational speaker who speaks primarily on work/life balance. He was reared in the farming communities of England and Stuttgart, Arkansas. As a native of Arkansas he does know President Clinton. When the President was eleven or twelve years old, Dr. Petty was his rifle instructor at a Boy Scout camp! This is the man who taught President Clinton to shoot straight!

Dr. Petty has spoken to over 3200 different clients in 50 states and 14 countries. The reason for his popularity is simple: audiences laugh and learn. Dr. Petty believes audiences learn better if they enjoy what is being said, so he packages life-changing principles in humor. His speaking philosophy is simple. "My job as a speaker is to put a smile on faces, information in minds, motivation in hearts and make the program planner look good."

Charles Petty was educated in Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas for 22 consecutive years - which means he is either well educated or a little slow! Dr. Petty has been a counselor, visiting professor, on the staffs of large corporations in Texas and North Carolina, and for seven years was on the senior staff of the North Carolina Governor. Since 1985, all he does is "eat and speak". He spoke so much he earned the designation, "Certified Speaking Professional." Charles Petty spoke so well he was inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame, joining such dignitaries as Zig Ziglar, Art Linkletter, Norman Vincent Peale and Earl Nightingale.

Dr. Petty is married and has two grown children, four grandchildren and a grand dog!

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Featured Keynote Programs

Ambush the Generation Gap

Dr. Petty examines the difference in mind-sets, and the implications for companies as well as for one's personal and professional lives. The premise is that one does not manage people or sell goods or services but rather manages/sells mind-sets. Profound insights are packaged in humor.

Climbing the Ladder of Success and Taking Your Family With You

Dr. Petty helps audiences understand the impact of family relationships upon job performance, shares some principles that help achieve success in balancing one's job and family, and motivates people to put these principles into practice. Profound truths are packaged in humor. Program participants will laugh and learn!

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Shapers of the Dream

Dr. Petty presents hilarious insights on how educators can help students achieve their dreams. He reminds participants of the impact educators have upon students, shares some principles that help empower students, and motivates educators to put these principles into practice. Serious career and life-changing message packaged in humor.

Roaring Fires, Flickering Flames, Dying Embers or Cold Ashes?

Some people have an enthusiasm for life, family and work. Others just go through the motions, dislike what they do, or constantly look for a new job or relationship. Dr. Petty focuses on the importance of maintaining energy and purpose in one's life and work. Attention will be given to what happens when the fire goes out; the stress points that cause flame-out; and some ways to achieve and maintain a healthy productivity. Extensive humor is used to help participants laugh, learn and be motivated to keep the fire going!

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